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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Little Mountain, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Little Mountain and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Little Mountain:
    • 40.783280, -111.721320
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Little Mountain
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Little Mountain ...

We have found five communities that share the name Little Mountain.

There is one other community in Utah which is also named Little Mountain.

Beyond Utah, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Utah ...
    • Weber County
      • This Little Mountain is located in Weber County and lies 42 miles [67.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Little Mountain that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Little Mountain.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • North Carolina
      • McDowell County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Little Mountain [McDowell County].
    • Ohio
      • Lake County
      • This Little Mountain is located in Lake County and lies 1,574 miles [2,533.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Little Mountain that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Little Mountain.
    • South Carolina
      • Marlboro County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Little Mountain [Marlboro County].
      • Newberry County
      • This Little Mountain is located in Newberry County and lies 1,712 miles [2,755.2 km]<1> to the east of the Little Mountain that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newberry County community of Little Mountain.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Mountain ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Federal-Heights [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal-Heights
    • Federal-Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federal-Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal-Heights
  • Forest Home [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Home
    • Forest Home [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Little Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Home have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Home
  • Fraternity Park [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraternity Park
    • Fraternity Park [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraternity Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraternity Park
  • Grand View [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand View
    • Grand View [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand View
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Maple City [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple City
      • Maple City [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple City
    • Merrywood [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrywood
      • Merrywood [Salt Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrywood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrywood
    • Mount Olympus [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olympus
      • Mount Olympus [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olympus have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olympus
    • Mount Olympus Park [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olympus Park
      • Mount Olympus Park [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olympus Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olympus Park
    • Mountain Top Park [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Top Park
      • Mountain Top Park [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Top Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Top Park
    • Perrys Hollow [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perrys Hollow
      • Perrys Hollow [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrys Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrys Hollow
    • Pinecrest [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
      • Pinecrest [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinecrest
    • Pratts [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratts
      • Pratts [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratts have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratts
    • Quad [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quad
      • Quad [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quad have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quad
    • Spring Glen [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Glen
      • Spring Glen [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Glen
    • Summit Park [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit Park
      • Summit Park [Summit County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit Park
    • University Village [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Village
      • University Village [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Village
    • Virginia Heights [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Heights
      • Virginia Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Heights
    • Young Haven Circle [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Haven Circle
      • Young Haven Circle [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Haven Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Haven Circle

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Little Mountain. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Maude Adams     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday November 11, 1872 and died in Tannersville (New York) on Friday July 17, 1953 at the age of 80.
      • Salt Lake City is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<5>
    • Parley Baer     (Actor)
    • Wilford Brimley     (Actor, singer)
      • Actor, singer. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday September 27, 1934 and died in Saint George (Utah) on Saturday August 1, 2020 at the age of 85. We don't have any burial details.
      • Salt Lake City is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wilford Brimley<5>
    • Bob Clotworthy     (Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Newark (New Jersey) on Friday May 8, 1931 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Friday June 1, 2018 at the age of 87. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Clotworthy<5>
    • Don Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday February 21, 1939 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Saturday January 28, 2012 at the age of 72. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Little Mountain.
      • West Jordan is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Fullmer<5>
    • Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday July 21, 1931 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Monday April 27, 2015 at the age of 83. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Little Mountain.
      • West Jordan is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer<5>
    • Dave Hrechkosy     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Thursday November 1, 1951 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday March 7, 2012 at the age of 60. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Hrechkosy<5>
    • Edward Hubbard     (Aviation pioneer)
    • Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz     (Anthropologist)
      • Anthropologist. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Port Angeles (Washington) on Thursday February 14, 2002 at the age of 70. We don't have any burial details.
      • Salt Lake City is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz<5>
    • William Mortensen     (Artist, photographer, author)
      • Artist, photographer, author. He was born in Park City (Utah) on Wednesday January 27, 1897 and died in La Jolla (California) on Thursday August 12, 1965 at the age of 68. He is buried at Fairhaven Memorial Park (Orange County, California).
      • Park City is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Mortensen<5>
    • Ernest 'Ernie' Wallengren     (Screenwriter)
    • Danny Walton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Los Angeles (California) on Monday July 14, 1947 and died in Morgan (Utah) on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at the age of 70. He is buried at Huntsville Cemetery (Weber County, Utah).
      • Morgan is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Danny Walton<5>
    • Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in Chipley (Florida) on Saturday August 6, 1938 and died in Park City (Utah) on Friday August 26, 1994 at the age of 56. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery (Leon County, Florida).
      • Park City is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Little Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey<5>

How Far From Little Mountain to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Little Mountain to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Little Mountain and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Salt Lake City, which is the Seat of Salt Lake County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Little Mountain to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Salt Lake City, which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,831 miles [2,946.7 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,993 miles [11,254.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,761 miles [12,490.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,739 miles [9,236 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little Mountain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little Mountain) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7833, Longitude: -111.7213       In this case, the coordinates for Little Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Little Mountain could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Little Mountain, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Little Mountain to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.793 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.332 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.667 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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